TOM WARD - PawSox move means little in economic 'big picture'

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The news that the Pawtucket Red Sox AAA baseball team has been sold and will likely be moved to Providence is bad news, in the short term, anyway. Why? Because it will have us all "take our eye off... more

ARLENE VIOLET - Criminalizing thought - 'hate crime' - a bad idea

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Let's get this out of the way. Whoever defaced the Rhode Island Muslim School with epithets and hateful language is a fool, an ignoramus, and should be prosecuted for vandalism. Should there, however... more

Letters to the Editor

Town politicians should not overturn Scullin's election

I write in response to the article "'Scullin Bill' would close fire board election loophole," published in last week's Breeze. The new, townwide fire department for Cumberland was designed to be... more

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Nadeau replies to Halloran on charter school questions

Dan Halloran has asked me: "So, what is driving the North Smithfield Council to review a proposal for a school that Woonsocket doesn't want? The answer may be Councilwoman Rosanne Nadeau, who has... more

Snow removal pros deserve our thanks

It is no secret that snow has been quite the constant around here lately! I, for one, have felt the toll. My husband, a foreman for the Town of North Smithfield, and all of his co-workers deserve a... more

Do you know RIC students impacted by Station club fire?

For many in the area, this is a difficult time. Last Friday, Feb. 20, marked a dozen years since the fire that killed 100 and injured many more at the Station night club. However, in the aftermath of... more

Spokeswoman: Charter schools won't take funds from district

The vocal minority against RISE Prep Mayoral Academy says they are not against school choice for kids and families. Instead, they say, their opposition is based solely on the fiscal impact of... more

Mayor Grebien responds to PawSox relocation saga

While we respect the private business interests of the parties involved, the news of the sale and subsequent possible relocation of our beloved PawSox, is both heartbreaking and gut-wrenching. It is... more

PawSox should stay in Pawtucket

Mr. Ben Mondor would not like the news of the Pawtucket Red Sox leaving Pawtucket for greener outfields. The PawSox, along with the city of Pawtucket and the state of Rhode Island, have shared a... more

NP officials earn kudos for response to snow problem

On Wednesday, Feb. 18, I arose at approximately 7:30 a.m. and poured myself a cup of coffee, grabbed my morning papers and sat down to get the latest news. My wife was right behind me doing her... more